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Much Ado About Shakespeare : Merchant of Venice - Original Signed Etching
By Salvador Dalí­
Located in Paris, FR
Salvador DALI Much Ado About Shakespeare : Merchant of Venice, 1968 Original etching in color Handsigned Justified EA On Japan paper 44.5 x 32 cm (c. 18 x 13 inch) REFERENCES : - ...
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1960s Surrealist Figurative Prints

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Much Ado About Shakespeare : Merchant of Venice - Original Signed Etching
By Salvador Dalí­
Located in Paris, FR
Salvador DALI Much Ado About Shakespeare : Merchant of Venice, 1968 Original etching in sanguine Handsigned Justified EA /18 On Rives vellum 38 x 28 cm (c. 15 x 11 inch) REFERENCES...
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1960s Surrealist Figurative Prints

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Venice II L'Ombre du Coleone
By Jean Michel Mathieux-Marie
Located in New Orleans, LA
"Venice II L'Ombre du Coleone" is a Jean Michel Mathieux-Marie aquatint and etching of a Venetian scene. It is from an edition of 120. Mathieux-Marie was born in Paris in 1947. He...
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Late 20th Century Contemporary Landscape Prints

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Drypoint, Etching, Aquatint

Pair of Venice Etchings by N Erichsen 1904
Located in Dallas, TX
Presenting a lovely pair of Venice etchings by N Erichsen 1904. This pair of etchings were drawn by N. Erichsen who we understand was a late 19th and early 20th Century English ar...
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Early 20th Century Italian Edwardian Prints

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  • Pair of Venice Etchings by N Erichsen 1904
  • Pair of Venice Etchings by N Erichsen 1904
  • Pair of Venice Etchings by N Erichsen 1904
  • Pair of Venice Etchings by N Erichsen 1904
H 12.5 in. W 14.5 in. D 1.5 in.
FONDAMENTA DELLE ZATTERE (VIEW IN VENICE).
Located in Portland, ME
Bacher, Otto. FONDAMENTA DELLE ZATTERE (VIEW IN VENICE). Etching, 1880. #17 of the "Venice Set." Signed, titled, and dated in the plate. Framed. In excellent condition. Etching on pa...
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1880s Landscape Prints

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Etching

Doorway of the Doges, Venice
By Donald Shaw MacLaughlan
Located in New York, NY
Donald Shaw MacLaughlin (1876-1938), Doorway of the Doges, Venice, etching with plate tone, 1909, signed bottom right [also signed and dated in the plate]. Reference: Marie Bruette 1...
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Early 1900s Realist Landscape Prints

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Etching

Dream of a Small Venice - Original etching
Located in Paris, FR
Rene LIGERON Dream of a Small Venice Original etching and stencil Printed signature in the plate On vellum 11 x 29 cm (c. 4.5 x 12 in) Excellent condition
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Early 20th Century Art Deco Landscape Prints

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Etching

Venice - Original Etching by Giovanni Korompay - 1939
By Giovanni Korompay
Located in Roma, IT
Venice is an original modern artwork realized in the 1939 in Italy by the italian artist Giovanni Korompay (Venice, 1904 – Rovereto, 1988). Original Etching on paper. Sigled in penc...
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1930s Modern Landscape Prints

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Etching

Venice - Original Etching by Giovanni Korompay - 1938
By Giovanni Korompay
Located in Roma, IT
Image dimensions: 25x20 cm. Edition of 100 prints, numbered and hand signed. Very good conditions. This artwork is shipped from Italy. Under existing legislation, any artwork in Ita...
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1930s Futurist Landscape Prints

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Etching

Venice, Rialto Bridge - Original etching and watercolor, 1831
By Dionisio Moretti
Located in Paris, FR
Dionisio MORETTI Venice, Rialto Bridge, 1831 Original etching Finely enhanced by hand with watercolor On vellum 26 x 41 cm (c. 10.2 x 16 inch) Very good condition, slight foxing...
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1830s Academic Landscape Prints

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Watercolor, Etching

Venice, Canal Grande - Original Etching by L. Beltrami - 1877
Located in Roma, IT
Venice, Canal Grande is an original Modern artwork realized by Luca Beltrami (1854 - 1933) in 1877. Original B/W Etching on ivory cardboard. Sigled and dated on plate on the lowe...
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1870s Figurative Prints

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Etching

Venice Two - Original Etching by Giovanni Korompay - 1928
By Giovanni Korompay
Located in Roma, IT
Image dimensions: 19.5 x 24.5 cm. Black and white etching on paper, realized by the Italian artist Giovanni Korompay in 1928. Titled, numbered, and monogrammed in pencil on the lo...
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1920s Futurist Landscape Prints

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Etching

Gondoliers in Venice - Original Etching by Gianpaolo Berto - 1974
By Gianpaolo Berto
Located in Roma, IT
Gondoliers in Venice is an original etching realized by Gianpaolo Berto in 1974. Limited edition of 40 specimens numbered and signed (12/40). Good condition with a white cardboard ...
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1970s Contemporary Landscape Prints

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Etching

Venice, Santa Chiara Island - Original etching and watercolor, 1831
By Dionisio Moretti
Located in Paris, FR
Dionisio MORETTI Venice, Santa Chiara Island, 1831 Original etching Finely enhanced by hand with watercolor On vellum 26 x 41 cm (c. 10.2 x 16 inch) Very good condition, slight ...
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1830s Academic Landscape Prints

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Watercolor, Etching

Venice - Original Etching on Paper by Tintoretto (after) - 1870
Located in Roma, IT
Venice is a beautiful etching on paper realized after Tintoretto in 1870. Titled on the lower center. In good condition, except for some cutting along the margins and foxing. The a...
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1870s Figurative Prints

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Etching

Venice landscape iconic boat - Black White etching by Federica Galli
By Federica Galli
Located in Milan, IT
Barchetta, ref. 531 Etching, mm 216 x 292 - inches 8,5 x 11,5 A prominent figure of the art of engraving in Italy, Federica Galli was born in 1932 in Soresina – a village just outs...
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2010s Realist Prints and Multiples

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Etching

Night in Venice - Original Etching by Gian Paolo Berto - 1974
Located in Roma, IT
Night in Venice is original etching artwork realized by Gian Polo Berto in 1974. Hand-signed on the lower right and dated in pencil. Numbered, the edition of 2/40 prints. Very good...
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1970s Contemporary Figurative Prints

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Etching

Venice, il Fondaco dei Turchi - Original Etching by L. Beltrami - 1877
Located in Roma, IT
Venice, il Fondaco dei Turchi is an original Modern artwork realized by Luca Beltrami (1854 - 1933) in 1877. Original B/W Etching on ivory cardboard. Mint conditions. The etchi...
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1870s Figurative Prints

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Etching

Death in Venice - Original Etching by Gianpaolo Paolo Berto - 1974
By Gianpaolo Berto
Located in Roma, IT
Death in Venice is an original Contemporary artwork realized by the Italian artist Gianpaolo Berto (Adria, 1940) in 1974. Original B/W Etching on cardboard. Image Dimensions: 34.5 ...
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1970s Contemporary Figurative Prints

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Venice Landscape-Black and White Italian etching #venezia1600 #GreenGrandTour
By Federica Galli
Located in Milan, IT
The works are currently on display in the prestigious museum of Palazzo Morando (in the heart of Milan), and for each sale we give away the elegant 240-page fully illustrated bilingu...
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20th Century Contemporary Landscape Prints

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Etching

Venice, Santa Maria della Salute Church - Original etching and watercolor, 1831
By Dionisio Moretti
Located in Paris, FR
Dionisio MORETTI Santa Maria della Salute Church, 1831 Original etching Finely enhanced by hand with watercolor On vellum 26 x 41 cm (c. 10.2 x 16 inch) Very good condition, sli...
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1830s Academic Landscape Prints

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Watercolor, Etching

Venice, View of the Grand Canal - Original etching and watercolor, 1831
By Dionisio Moretti
Located in Paris, FR
Dionisio MORETTI View of the Grand Canal, 1831 Original etching Finely enhanced by hand with watercolor On vellum 26 x 41 cm (c. 10.2 x 16 inch) Very good condition, slight foxi...
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1830s Academic Landscape Prints

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Watercolor, Etching

Venice Landscape Black and White Italian print etching by Federica Galli
By Federica Galli
Located in Milan, IT
Rio Furlan, is one of the 39 Venice views etched by Federica Galli around 1983-1987, commissioned by Olivetti company. Federica Galli's work results from a major retrospective exhi...
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20th Century Contemporary Landscape Prints

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Etching

Outstanding Venice lagoon views etching in three part by Federica Galli
By Federica Galli
Located in Milan, IT
Trabucchi (which is a triptych, consisting of three platemarks and three sheets) is an exceptional work in terms of its size, especially considering that it was printed in 1987 when ...
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20th Century Contemporary Landscape Prints

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Venice
By Stephen McMillan
Located in Palm Springs, CA
Traveling away from his normal area of the Pacific Northwest, McMillan shows his ability to capture the essence of landscapes far afield. This print of the gondolas of Venice and the...
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Early 2000s Landscape Prints

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Etching, Aquatint

  • Venice
  • Venice
  • Venice
  • Venice
H 5.75 in. W 8.25 in.
Venice 4/50 - collectors box with ten black-white etching aquatint prints
By Olivier Julia
Located in Doetinchem, NL
Venezia (Venice) is a unique collectors box for everyone with an interest in contemporary modern minimalist prints. This custom made box contains 10 small etching aquatint prints dep...
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1980s Minimalist Abstract Prints

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Rag Paper, Etching, Aquatint

John Marin "Clock Tower of Santa Maria Zobenigo, Venice, Italy" Etching c.1907
By John Marin
Located in San Francisco, CA
John Marin "Clock Tower of Santa Maria Zobenigo, Venice, Italy" Original Pencil Signed Etching c.1907 Rare pencil signed etching by listed American artist John Marin (1870-1953) Pl...
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Early 20th Century Impressionist Landscape Prints

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Piazzetta, Venice
Located in Myrtle Beach, SC
Jan Charles Vondrous, 'Piazzetta, Venice', color etching, 1930. Signed, dated, and titled in pencil. Signed and dated in the plate, lower right. A fine impression, on cream, laid pap...
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1930s Impressionist Landscape Prints

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Etching

David Donald - Signed Mid 20th Century Etching, The Bridge of Sighs, Venice
Located in Corsham, GB
Sharp shadows contrast the last beams of the sun at golden hour on the Bridge of Sighs, Venice. Finished with areas of hand colouring and plate tone. Signed with monogram. On wove.
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20th Century Landscape Paintings

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Etching

Untitled (Venice Night)
By Sidney Mackenzie Litten
Located in Myrtle Beach, SC
Etching, c. 1928, edition not stated. Signed in pencil. A superb, richly-inked impression, on pale green/blue wove paper, with full margins (1 1/2 to 2 1/2 inches); minor glue stain...
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1920s Landscape Prints

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Etching

Venice Sailboats, Italy
By Josef Eidenberger
Located in San Francisco, CA
This artwork titled "Venice Sailboats" c. 1975 is an color etching by noted Austrian artist Josef Eidenberger, 1899-1991. It is hand signed n pencil by the artist. The plate mark (i...
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Mid-20th Century Realist Figurative Prints

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Etching

Distant Salute (Venice)
By James McBey
Located in Storrs, CT
1925. Etching. Hardie/Carter 250.7 x 15 (sheet 11 3/8 x 18 1/8). Edition 80, #28. Signed and numbered in ink. A fine impression with plate tone, printed on antique cream-colored wov...
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Early 20th Century Modern Landscape Prints

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Etching

  • Distant Salute (Venice)
  • Distant Salute (Venice)
  • Distant Salute (Venice)
  • Distant Salute (Venice)
H 17.75 in. W 24 in. D .5 in.
Giovanni Antonio Canal 'Canaletto' Etching of Prato Della, Venice, 1697-1768
By Giovanni Antonio Canal (Canaletto)
Located in Oklahoma City, OK
Lovely etching on paper in back ink by Giovanni Antonio Canal (Canaletto). Measurements: 22" x 15" Hand-numbered in pencil at the bottom right with the number 6. Part of a co...
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Antique 18th Century Italian Rococo Prints

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Paper

Venice - Original Lithograph 1960s
Located in Roma, IT
Image dimensions: 34 x 45 cm. Venice is an original lithograph realized by an unknown artist (Michel Kingl) in the 1960s. Colored lithograph on paper. Hand-signed in pencil by the ...
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1970s Landscape Prints

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Etching, Aquatint

  • Venice - Original Lithograph 1960s
  • Venice - Original Lithograph 1960s
H 19.69 in. W 25.6 in. D 0.08 in.
Venice, Afternoon, Howard Hodgkin
By Howard Hodgkin
Located in New York, NY
A large image with wonderful presence, Venice, Afternoon was created by British colorist, Howard Hodgkin in 1995 as a hand-painted etching and aquatint with carborundum on 16 sheets ...
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20th Century Modern Prints and Multiples

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Etching, Aquatint

Set of Two Roman Views Italian Etchings Salmon Thomas Albrizzi, Venice, 1751
By Giambattista Albrizzi
Located in Milan, IT
A set of two views of Rome, two neoclassical original etchings depicting Italian views of Rome, with the following titles: Colonna di M. Antonino Imperatore nella via Flaminia in ...
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Antique Mid-18th Century Italian Neoclassical Prints

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Paper, Wood

The Doge’s Palace., Venice.
By William Walcot R. E. Hon. R. I. B. A.
Located in Storrs, CT
Dickins 90. Etching and drypoint with aquatint. 3 1/2 x 5 (sheet 9 3/8 x 10 1/2). Venice Set, #1. Published by H C Dickins. A rich impression printed on cream wove paper. Signed in...
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Early 20th Century Modern Landscape Prints

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Drypoint, Etching, Aquatint

Ponte di Donna Onesta, Venice
By John Marin
Located in Missouri, MO
Very rare etching by John Marin. "Ponte di Donna Onesta, Venice" 1907 Original Etching Hand Signed Lower Right Titled Lower Left Edition: c. 30 Cat. Rais: Zigrosser Image Size: ...
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Early 1900s Abstract Landscape Prints

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Etching

Rio del Santi Apostoli, Venice.
By John Taylor Arms
Located in Storrs, CT
Rio del Santi Apostoli, Venice. 1930. Etching. Fletcher catalog 22 state .ii. 8 x 6 (sheet 11 x 7 3/16). Italian series #4. Illustrated: Dorothy Noyes Arms, Hill Towns and Cities of...
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1920s American Modern Landscape Prints

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Etching

Set of Six Views of Milan Italian Etchings Salmon Thomas Albrizzi Venice, 1751
By Giambattista Albrizzi
Located in Milan, IT
A set of six Neoclassical views of Milan, six original etchings depicting Italian views of Milan, with the following titles: Prospetto della chiesa di Santa Maria presso a San Celso...
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Antique Mid-18th Century Italian Neoclassical Prints

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Paper, Wood

Venice: Ducal Palace - Héliogravure, 1975
By Giovanni Antonio Canal (Canaletto)
Located in Paris, FR
After Giovanni Antonio Canaletto Venice: Ducal Palace Héliogravure after the original etching (Atelier Jacomet) Printed signature in the plate On paper Vergé de Hollande, 38 x 55.5 ...
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1970s Academic Landscape Prints

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Engraving, Etching

  • Venice: Ducal Palace - Héliogravure, 1975
  • Venice: Ducal Palace - Héliogravure, 1975
  • Venice: Ducal Palace - Héliogravure, 1975
  • Venice: Ducal Palace - Héliogravure, 1975
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The Piazza San Marco, Venice.
By William Walcot R. E. Hon. R. I. B. A.
Located in Storrs, CT
Etching with drypoint and aquatint. Dickins 66. 3 7/8 x 5 7/8 (sheet 9 1/4 x 12 1/8). Venice set, # 2. Edition 415. A rich impression printed on cream wove paper. Fold in the margin,...
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Early 20th Century Modern Landscape Prints

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Drypoint, Etching, Aquatint

Rio del Santi Apostoli, Venice.
By John Taylor Arms
Located in Storrs, CT
Rio del Santi Apostoli, Venice. 1930. Etching. Fletcher 226 catalog state .ii. 8 x 6 (sheet 9 3/4 x 14 1/4). Edition 100 (+ 10 trial proofs). Italian series #4. Illustrated: Dorothy ...
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1920s American Modern Landscape Prints

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Etching

Venice: San Marco Square - Héliogravure, 1975
By Giovanni Antonio Canal (Canaletto)
Located in Paris, FR
After Giovanni Antonio Canaletto Venice: San Marco Square Héliogravure after the original etching (Atelier Jacomet) Printed signature in the plate On paper Vergé de Hollande, 38 x 5...
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1970s Academic Landscape Prints

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Engraving, Etching

  • Venice: San Marco Square - Héliogravure, 1975
  • Venice: San Marco Square - Héliogravure, 1975
  • Venice: San Marco Square - Héliogravure, 1975
  • Venice: San Marco Square - Héliogravure, 1975
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A Regatta on the Grand Canal [Venice]
By James McBey
Located in Storrs, CT
A Regatta on the Grand Canal. 1930. Drypoint. Hardie/Carter 248. 8 7/8 x 15 3/8 sSheet 13 3/16 x 19 3/8). Edition 80, #5. A fine impression on cream-colored wove paper with full marg...
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Mid-20th Century Modern Landscape Prints

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Etching

Old Palaces on the Lagoon, Venice.
By Elias S. Mandel Grossman
Located in Storrs, CT
Old Palaces on the Lagoon, Venice. 1927. Etching and drypoint. 8 1/2 x 13 1/2 (sheet 11 1/2 x 16 1/2). Some soiling in the margin, well outside the image. A rich impression with dry...
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1920s American Modern Landscape Prints

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Drypoint, Etching

Canal and Bridge of SS Apostoli, Venice.
By Sir Muirhead Bone
Located in Storrs, CT
Canal and Bridge of SS Apostoli, Venice. 1916. Drypoint. Dodgson catalog 351. state x/xxvi. 12 7/8 x 8 7/8 (sheet 15 5/8 x 10 7/8). Edition of 129 proofs in 26 states. A rich impres...
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1910s Modern Landscape Prints

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Etching, Drypoint

Venice: View of the Grand Canal - Héliogravure, 1975
By Giovanni Antonio Canal (Canaletto)
Located in Paris, FR
After Giovanni Antonio Canaletto Venice: View of the Grand Canal Héliogravure after the original etching (Atelier Jacomet) Printed signature in the plate On paper Vergé de Hollande,...
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1970s Academic Landscape Prints

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Engraving, Etching

"South Transept of St. Mark's, Venice", Vintage Signed Print
By Axel Herman Haig, R.E.
Located in Mount Vernon, NY
Early 20th century signed dry point etching by Axel Herman Haig (1835-1921) depicting the interior of Basilica Cattedrale Patriarcale di San Marco, or St. Mark's Cathedral in Venice,...
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Early 20th Century Interior Prints

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Etching

Shadows of Venice. (Il Ponte di Rialto, Venezia)
By John Taylor Arms
Located in Storrs, CT
1930. Etching and aquatint. Fletcher catalog 229 state g ii. 10 1/8 x 12 (sheet 11 5/8 x 16 1/2). Italian Series, plate #16. Edition 140 (+ 14 trial proofs). Illustrated: Dorothy Noy...
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1930s American Modern Landscape Prints

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Aquatint, Etching

Contemporary Venice landscape - Black White etched by iconic Federica Galli
By Federica Galli
Located in Milan, IT
Venice Rio San Barnaba, rif. 535 Etching inches 27.24 x 11.42 - mm 692 x 289 A prominent figure of the art of engraving in Italy, Federica Galli was born in 1932 in Soresina – a vi...
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2010s Realist Prints and Multiples

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Etching

Night Canal Grande in Venice - contemporary black white landscape by F. Galli
By Federica Galli
Located in Milan, IT
Venezia, Canal Grande ref. 549 Etching inches 23,19 x 31,26 - mm 589x794 A prominent figure of the art of engraving in Italy, Federica Galli was born in 1932 in Soresina – a vill...
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2010s Realist Prints and Multiples

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Etching

Venetian Views: Venice, Morning -- Print, Hand-coloured by Howard Hodgkin
By Howard Hodgkin
Located in London, GB
HOWARD HODGKIN Venetian Views: Venice, Morning, 1995 Lift-ground etching and aquatint with carborundum printed in colours with hand-colouring in cadmium red, phthalo green-blue shade...
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1990s Abstract Abstract Prints

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Acrylic, Etching, Aquatint

Venetian Views: Venice, Afternoon -- Print, Hand-coloured by Howard Hodgkin
By Howard Hodgkin
Located in London, GB
HOWARD HODGKIN Venetian Views: Venice, Afternoon, 1995 Lift-ground etching and aquatint with carborundum printed in colours with hand-colouring in cadmium yellow, mars yellow and pht...
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1990s Abstract Abstract Prints

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Acrylic, Etching, Aquatint

Unique complete collection, 39 Venice views by great etcher Federica Galli
By Federica Galli
Located in Milan, IT
This is the only unique collection of 39 exceptional Venice landscape prints by the talented Italian etcher Federica Galli, complete with exclusive artworks such as Rio San Lorenzo (...
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1980s Realist Figurative Prints

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Etching

Three gondole in Venice - Black White etched landscape by iconic Federica Galli
By Federica Galli
Located in Milan, IT
Federica Galli, an exquisite and prominent Italian etcher, dedicated two to the etchings of 39 Venice Viewscaps. She was able to interpret the splendid Italian city from an authentic...
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21st Century and Contemporary Realist Landscape Prints

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Etching

Couple of black & white contemporary grand tour Venice print views, by F. Galli
By Federica Galli
Located in Milan, IT
Here we propose a pair of etchings by Federica Galli, whose size, subjects and composition form a pendant. But the two prints can also be sold separately. Lago dei Pageri and Squero...
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20th Century Contemporary Landscape Prints

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Etching

San Marco Lagoon Venice-Black and White 20th Century View Print #GreenGrandTour
By Federica Galli
Located in Milan, IT
The large view of St Mark's Square in Venice was created by Federica Galli from five different etched plates and as many points of view of the lagoon city. She overcame these difficu...
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20th Century Contemporary Landscape Prints

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Etching

Venice Beach Seascape, Long Wave, Nautical Scene in Blue Tones, Limited Edition
By Kind of Cyan
Located in Barcelona, ES
This is an exclusive handprinted limited edition cyanotype. This beautiful cyanotype is titled "Long Wave in Venice Beach" and it shows an outstanding wave in one of the most iconic ...
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2010s Realist Landscape Drawings and Watercolors

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Emulsion, Watercolor, Photographic Paper, C Print, Engraving, Etching, M...

Venice
By Elizabeth Magill
Located in London, GB
A series of 6 etchings
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Prints and Multiples

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Etching

  • Venice
  • Venice
  • Venice
  • Venice
H 17.8 in. W 21.78 in.
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Venice Etching For Sale on 1stDibs

Find the exact venice etching you’re shopping for in the variety available on 1stDibs. You can easily find an example made in the Contemporary style, while we also have 6 Contemporary versions to choose from as well. Making the right choice when shopping for a venice etching may mean carefully reviewing examples of this item dating from different eras — you can find an early iteration of this piece from the 19th Century and a newer version made as recently as the 21st Century. If you’re looking to add a venice etching to create new energy in an otherwise neutral space in your home, you can find a work on 1stDibs that features elements of gray, beige, brown, blue and more. A venice etching from John Taylor Arms, Dionisio Moretti, Federica Galli, Giovanni Korompay and Donald Shaw MacLaughlan — each of whom created distinctive versions of this kind of work — is worth considering. Artworks like these — often created in etching, aquatint and engraving — can elevate any room of your home.

How Much is a Venice Etching?

The average selling price for a venice etching we offer is $673, while they’re typically $175 on the low end and $7,955 for the highest priced.

Finding the Right Prints and Multiples for You

Decorating with fine-art prints — whether they’re figurative prints, abstract prints or another variety — has always been a practical way of bringing a space to life as well as bringing works by an artist you love into your home.

Pursued in the 1960s and ’70s, largely by Pop artists drawn to its associations with mass production, advertising, packaging and seriality, as well as those challenging the primacy of the Abstract Expressionist brushstroke, printmaking was embraced in the 1980s by painters and conceptual artists ranging from David Salle and Elizabeth Murray to Adrian Piper and Sherrie Levine.

Printmaking is the transfer of an image from one surface to another. An artist takes a material like stone, metal, wood or wax, carves, incises, draws or otherwise marks it with an image, inks or paints it and then transfers the image to a piece of paper or other material.

Fine-art prints are frequently confused with their more commercial counterparts. After all, our closest connection to the printed image is through mass-produced newspapers, magazines and books, and many people don’t realize that even though prints are editions, they start with an original image created by an artist with the intent of reproducing it in a small batch. Fine-art prints are created in strictly limited editions — 20 or 30 or maybe 50 — and are always based on an image created specifically to be made into an edition.

Many people think of revered Dutch artist Rembrandt as a painter but may not know that he was a printmaker as well. His prints have been preserved in time along with the work of other celebrated printmakers such as Pablo Picasso, Salvador Dalí and Andy Warhol. These fine-art prints are still highly sought after by collectors.

“It’s another tool in the artist’s toolbox, just like painting or sculpture or anything else that an artist uses in the service of mark making or expressing him- or herself,” says International Fine Print Dealers Association (IFPDA) vice president Betsy Senior, of New York’s Betsy Senior Fine Art, Inc.

Because artist’s editions tend to be more affordable and available than his or her unique works, they’re more accessible and can be a great opportunity to bring a variety of colors, textures and shapes into a space.

For tight corners, select small fine-art prints as opposed to the oversized bold piece you’ll hang as a focal point in the dining area. But be careful not to choose something that is too big for your space. And feel free to lean into it if need be — not every work needs picture-hanging hooks. Leaning a larger fine-art print against the wall behind a bookcase can add a stylish installation-type dynamic to your living room. (Read more about how to arrange wall art here.)

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